Police later arrested a man in his 30s on Hungerford Bridge, a footbridge over the Thames about half a mile from the murder scene. It is believed he was known to the girl or her family.It was, however, a comment from the 'Telegraph' report that struck me as a little odd:
The Metropolitan Police said the murder was not thought to be gang-related.
A detective reportedly said that the girl from Eritrea had been "the subject of unwanted attention from a man who developed an obsession with her".Don't we normally have slightly different words used to describe a 30+ year old man stalking a 15 year old schoolgirl....?
He said: "There is a suggestion that she met him through a church group, but it was unrequited love, she didn’t want to know.